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Hurricane Florence Viewed from the Space Station



Astronaut Ricky Arnold, from aboard the International Space Station, shared this image of Hurricane Florence on Sept. 10, taken as the orbiting laboratory flew over the massive storm. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Success! Final Orion Parachute Tests Completed



NASA completed the final test to qualify Orion’s parachute system for flights with astronauts, an important milestone on the path to send humans on missions to deep space. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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First Light Data for NASA's Parker Solar Probe



Just over a month into its mission, NASA's Parker Solar Probe has returned first-light data from each of its four instrument suites. These early observations show that each of the instruments is working well. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Small Satellite Demonstrates Possible Solution for 'Space Junk'



The International Space Station deployed this small satellite for the NanoRacks-Remove Debris investigation, designed to demonstrate an approach to reduce the risks presented by orbital debris or "space junk." (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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John Young Makes Last Minute Inspection of Gemini III



John W. Young (1930-2018), born on Sept. 24, was NASA's longest-serving astronaut and the only astronaut to fly missions in the Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle Programs. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria Works on Constructing the International Space Station



During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we're celebrating the contributions of the brilliant Hispanic women and men of NASA. In this Feb. 2007 photo, astronaut Michael E. Lopez-Alegria, Expedition 14 commander, participates in a 6-hour, 40-minute spacewalk as construction continues on the International Space Station. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Apollo 7 Crew Trains to Test Technology for Missions to the Moon



This Aug. 5 1968 image was taken aboard the MV Retriever in the Gulf of Mexico, where the Apollo 7 crew, Walter Schirra, Walter Cunningham and Donn Eisele practiced water egress procedures in preparation for the October 1968 mission. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Astronaut Ricky Arnold Works With a Student-Designed Experiment



International Space Station astronaut and former teacher Ricky Arnold works with a student-designed experiment using NanoRacks commercial science hardware. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Home Again! Space Station Crew Lands



The landing jets fire as the Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft lands with Drew Feustel, Ricky Arnold and Oleg Artemyev, members of the Expedition 55 and 56 crews onboard the International Space Station. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Astronaut Joe Acaba Farms in Space



During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we're celebrating the contributions of the brilliant Hispanic women and men of NASA. In this image, astronaut Joe Acaba installs botany gear for the International Space Station's Veggie facility, to demonstrate plant growth in space. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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